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Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
. >> it seems like there is a lot of technology involved. the drones would be completely self programmed. there would not be a human manipulating them. it would be a computer manipulating the drones and telling them where to go. would guidethey themselves with cameras and other advanced technologies. my guess is it will be an extremely limited markets at first and that it will take time to develop. my guess is it would be fairly expensive at the start, just to keep everybody from doing it at once. other thanre anyone jeff bezos, it would be discounted immediately. given the scale of his ambition, it is another indication of the head of amazon having to do everything bigger and better than everybody else. >> he is willing to take risks and try new things. amazon is willing to look at the and pay a little money up front to develop a long-term strategy. a lot of other companies want to see a profit really quickly and will not try these may be expensive projects that will have a long-term payoff. he has stuck to his guns on these projects. i think we will probably see it. >> thank you very m
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Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
says technology and financial sector stocks seem most stretched. he still sees value in energy and health care, so far this year the broad-based s&p 500 index is up more than 26%. >>> well, jim paulson is not buying the bubble talk, saying there is still a lot of upside in the market, jim, nice to have you with us. so tell us why you're not expecting any bubble trouble after a nobel prize winning economist says that things are vulnerable. >> you know, susie, i think the primary thing that creates sort of a bubble economy and ultimately a recession is just simply too much confidence about the future. when all the players, consumers, businesses, policy officials, everybody gets really bullish about the future they start to engage in dumb behaviors, they stretch the balance sheets, hire too many people and buy that second summer home and that is the thing that ultimately has to be corrected. and i think that confidence is better today but we're still at confidence levels that are below average by a long-term historic norm, and i think the description i would give is we're more com
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Dec 9, 2013 2:30pm PST
, they are usually fierce competitors, but today they are a few of the big-name technology companies coming together, demanding strict new curbs on government surveillance. the national security agency checked far more user data than the companies realize. i am joined by a national technology reporter for the washington post. are the tech companies here motivated by principle or profit? >> i am guessing both. nobody likes having their stuff stolen, and that is what has happened here. it is bad business for users to think their information is going to be stolen if they give it to google or yahoo. they knew they were giving information to the u.s. government under court order. but the extent has taken this them by shock. data was selected from fiber on particular cables over southeast. >> what about the chance of a new law being passed? >> hard to know where this is going. the u.s. congress is not known for its efficiency. this has gotten the world's attention. i think the shape is early to tell, but i wouldn't be surprised to see some kind of act. >> doesn't the government have a case when it cease i
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Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
to innovate using technology to advance his work. >> hockney, at 76, shows no signs of slowing down, and in fact, he admits he is working as he can on a wide variety of projects. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: this was touted as the biggest day of the year for online shopping, as hundreds of retailers tried to lure millions of holiday shoppers on cyber monday. early numbers suggested a sharp increase over last year, after a four-day holiday weekend that turned out to be disappointing. in a few minutes, we'll take a deeper look at the numbers and retailers' prospects. the u.s. su
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Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
been the only girl on a couple of occasions, as well as the only female designer. the technology world is definitely very man based. tiny part of me that says, you know, there aren't any winning. who am i to think that i could be that first one? >> i know that sometimes i will make an assumption that, oh, she's a woman. it is very old-school as far as coding goes, right? even though you do not want to have that. after some brief interaction and it comes to shape becomes obvious that she knows her stuff, all that is gone. some brief interaction and it becomes obvious that she knows her stuff, all that is gone. women,e are very few very few hispanic people. they're just younger. it is an industry that is just literally eating every other industry. it is laying the groundwork for how humanity is going to communicate. women do not necessarily identify themselves as being in technology or as programmers. i can say do not necessarily understand what the class is about. there is a fundamental misunderstanding about what the new programmer is about. is more likeamming writing and art. it is ab
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Dec 5, 2013 12:00am PST
a lot. >> rose: and we're just beginning to understand how to use technology, too. for a long time it was there, we did not know how to use it. >> the khan academy is a great example. then's the importance of the principal. that's something phenomenon -- my wife, father's high school principal, imagine the principal spends a lot of time on the boiler or leaky roofs, these are not academics. there's no peers to talk to. who else do you speak to? it's a lonely, hard job and a difficult job. so we're working to work with principals in aspiring principals to help get the best methods and tools. they're the key people in america. and the teacher is the second most important. they have a lead. when we talk c.e.o.s of company, the jack welch's, the lee iacoccas, that's the principal. that's what they have to do. >> rose: jack welsh, lee iacocca what is it they have? you would go around and do a self-analysis of companies and you would look for things and know that they had the potential to grow a a culture to grow and they had a plan to grow. what do great managers do? >> well, there's to
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> woodruff: technology giants, lead by google and microsoft, call for limits on the scope of government spying. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. also ahead, how islamist fighters in syria are taking the lead, but also splintering the fight to topple the assad regime. >> woodruff: and, rock legend carlos santana, on a life of music and inspiration. >> real musicians remind the listener of a forgotten song inside them and when you hear that forgotten song you know you get chills, you get tears, you dance and didn't even know why. >> woodruff: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions
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Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
medical advice and no doubt in incredible pain. >> you know, it's technology pushed to its limits whereas with nascar they actually -- they hold it back a little bit. and so everything is about being on the limit. and the demands on the vehicle and therefore, you know, the skills of the drivers are different. but for me it was interesting because it's a story of two rivals, it's a story of achievement, it's kind of an inspiring story in a very unexpected way. >> rose: we conclude the evening with niki lauda the formula 1 world champion racer. >> there are very little friendship between racers because there's only respect or no respect. we fight each other like crazy. >> rose: ron howard and nicki lauda when we continue. stra captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: ron howard is here. he is an oscar-winning filmmaker. his new movie "rush" re@s a 1970 formula one rivalry between james hunt and his austrian opponent niki lauda. critics are calling it one of ron howard's personal best. here is the trailer for the film. >> y
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
of mexico and nonetheless. so what they are using the best and most current technology available and a hand some dividend trading 12 times earnings in a mid-sized company. >> your next stock make goes along with the international theme, tall international. that's tal ticker symbol. this stock almost doubled this past year. is there still upside? what's the attraction? >> we think so. the head quartered company with again, a really attractive dividend yield around 5%, over, once again trading 12 times forward earnings. the business of shipping will be good on the back of increased domestic and global trade and needless to say this will be a company we believe will fit neatly into that opportunity. >> let's go to pick number three and i have a couple questions, japan dxj, the wisdom tree hedged equity fund. i assume etf. why an etf in japan as opposed to picking a stock there and what does hedged mean in this particular case? >> tyler, importantly is the word edghedged and what is done with regard to this etf is they basically negotiated the currency exchange. so investors can get a pure play
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
know the web spite is going to get fixed. the technology is going to eventually happen what we are do yotalking about now is the acces and affordability of obamacare. people's premiums are likely to go up, people's deductibles are going to go up, the access around to getting to their doctor is going to be troublesome and i think that is what you will see, along with the security and lack thereof of the exchanges. >> woodruff: so woodhouse, you hear what he is saying, either the web site is fixed and working very well, it is the other parts of this law that are going to create problems. >> well, judy, these are just scare tactics, remember you are talking to the same people who said there was going to be death panels as part of this law, first of all, let me say this, democrats are not running away from this law, all of the political committees on the democratic side and the white house announced aggressive and offensive efforts to promote this law and to hold republicans accountable, frankly judy for sabotage, we have republican governors throughout this country who have been given a
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
could be tracked with a gps, global positioning system. the technology worked just fine but the civil libertarians and privacy advocates thought the gps would give big brother a chance to snoop on drivers. legislators in oregon state house decided that the whole idea was political poison. and for the next five years it completely faded out of view. until the oregon department of transportation ran a new experiment late last year. this time participants had a range of choices. they could let their smart phones track their movements. install gps units that sent data to a private firm instead of the government. or use a device that recorded only how many miles they drove but not where they drove. that's what vicki chose for her car. every month the unit transmitted her mileage count to the state dot which then sent her an invoice. >> from a tax policy point of view, this was really interesting to me because when i go to the pump i am filling my car with gas, i'm not thinking about the taxes i'm paying and i'm paying both federal and state. when you get a bill in the mail, you think about
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